Mr. Morris mentions as a unique fact that a kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) bred in an aviary.
I have seen them alive at Singapore in an aviary, and they are indeed gorgeous.
The four ceiling hooks should screw into the joists, the aviary being suspended with chains.
But the use to which I was ambitious to put my—or our—conservatory was that of an aviary.
I have had to lay a gravel-path from the aviary to the back premises in order to sustain the weight of the traffic.
This remark brings us back to the aviary, and its general size.
But the aviary was well closed, and the innocent little refugees within were asleep with heads under wings.
In England this species has been made to breed in an aviary.
The nutmeg bird or spotted munia (Uroloncha punctulata) is second only to the amadavat as an aviary favourite.
The aviary at Yorke-house was built by his lordship; it did cost 300li.
1570s, from Latin aviarium "place in which birds are kept," neuter of aviarius "of birds," from avis "bird," from PIE *awi- "bird" (cf. Sanskrit vih, Avestan vish "bird," Greek aietos "eagle").